UASC expands in South America

Logistics Middle East

Dubai-based company signs deal with The Ultramar Group

Putting Infrastructure on Colombia’s Public Policy Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Transportation Colombia investing in infrastructure logistics in Colombia MIT CTL President Juan Santos South America transportationIf Colombia is to realize its vast economic potential, the country must improve the efficiency of its freight transportation systems. But the national and regional government agencies responsible for infrastructure planning and construction lack the knowledge required to achieve the required improvements.

Massive Ransomware Attack Requires Supply Chain Risk Manager's Attention

Resilinc

Last week’s Ransomware attack that impacted more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries, crippling industries in Europe, Asia and South America, should have caught the attention of supply chain risk managers.

PROMAT 2019 is coming. Are you ready?

PINC YMS

ProMat 2019, held April 8-11, 2019 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North and South America. The Show.

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

Freightos

Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific. Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

How to Overcome Nature’s Impact over Global Supply Chains

Gravity Supply Chain

From the multiple hurricanes which have battered South America and the United States… The post How to Overcome Nature’s Impact over Global Supply Chains appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. This past year witnessed an unusually large number of devastating natural disasters all across the world.

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update W1

Freightos

Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific. Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update Wk 1. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

UASC adds London Gateway terminal to service

Logistics Middle East

London Gateway reliability sees container terminal added to UASC South America 2 loop

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

Soy is now South America’s most traded agricultural commodity – with production soaring in response to growing global demand, largely for soy as an animal feed to keep pace with our appetite for meat, eggs and dairy.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil also has the third largest manufacturing sector in the Americas. Brazil belongs to Mercosur, the Common Market of the South.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

Quintiq

We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more. At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement. That’s because it is usually great news.

9th Annual Hi-Tech Supply Chain Summit USA

EFT

Is Coming: The IoT, machine learning, virtual reality, and augmented reality are driving us towards full automation, streamlining key processes, speeding up response times and ultimately increasing output Demand-Driven Manufacturing: The new manufacturing ecosystem is demand driven, built to order, and customer c Entire Month Duration: No Region: South America

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In mid October, project44 (a Talking Logistics sponsor) and GateHouse Logistics announced that they had entered “into an exclusive, multinational agreement which will provide secure and authorized access to the largest visibility network across North America and Europe.”

4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

His leadership responsibilities include marketing strategy, execution, and operations oversight for North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers. Then growth—perhaps from new customers or a new product—adds complexity.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S.,

Malouf acquires 1 million sq ft distribution centre in Texas

EFT

The company also aims for the distribution centre to serve its international clientele located in Central and South America. The building sits on 94 acres and features 54-foot ceilings and 160 dock doors.

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Supply Chain Spotlight on Mexico: Takeaways from Logistic Summit & Expo 2015

Talking Logistics

Jim Tompkins , CEO of Tompkins International, E-Commerce Trends : Tompkins highlighted various e-commerce trends and stats in Mexico, including the fact that Mexico is the second largest e-commerce market in South America behind Brazil.

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Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). I spent this week at SAPICS in South Africa. Global multinational companies have a dilemma.

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How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

Elementum

A strong El Niño can cause drought in Australia, Southeast Asia, and South America—while inundating North America with rain. That storm was considered one of the more extreme events in North America, and it’s estimated that more than US $2.8B

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Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, in addition to Southeast Asia, the US company might consider a second manufacturing contract with a company in Ireland, Eastern Europe or South America — wherever the cost per unit is affordable and climate vulnerability may be less intensive.

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Monsanto Global Crop Protection Division implements end-to-end supply chain visibility

Supply Chain Movement

The solution is now also being rolled out to Monsanto Crop Protection sites in South America and Asia. Monsanto, an agriculture company, has completed the first phase in the global rollout of the integrated OMP Plus platform for operational planning and scheduling in the Crop Protection Division. This was announced by OM Partners on 28 August 2014. This phase included Crop Protection sites in Europe and the USA and delivered a view of global demand, plan and inventory.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; you can check their websites for information regarding dates and locations.

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order. Other emerging markets include South America (not including Mexico), India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Mexico. Even North America and Europe, which are well-established markets, have plenty of room for growth.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

As reported by the BBC: Prosecutors say a Dutch-based trafficking group hid cocaine and heroin among legitimate cargoes, including timber and bananas shipped in containers from South America. “FedEx and UPS have ground to a complete standstill today due to what they say is a virus in their logistics shipping software…blaming the hacking group Anonymous after they declared their intention to punish shipping companies for halting shipments of flu vaccines into China.

Reflections on Hard Hats and Safety Shoes…

Supply Chain Shaman

When the added costs of transportation and inventory working capital impacts are added, there is a solid logic to bringing manufacturing back to North America. Mexico has become more attractive, and many companies are looking at alternative sourcing in Latin and South America. Manufacturing teams used to manage the supply chain group. Today, in most organizations, the supply chain team manages manufacturing.

Supply Chain Design Takes Center Stage at the 2019 Logistic Summit in Mexico

Llamasoft

It was an action-packed event with a number of industry verticals and companies across US, Mexico, Central & South America, representatives from academia, industry consortia, and media in attendance. […]. I just returned from the Logistics Summit & Expo 2019, the largest supply chain event in Mexico with over 2000 attendees and hundreds of more exhibitors.

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

To mitigate the investment and production loss in Tianjin, JLR has planned new production centers in continental Europe and South America. China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled.

Nothing Easy About Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

29, 2014): By year’s end, chief executives at all of America’s Fortune 500 companies should get a letter signed by the president of the American Bar Association. companies liable for child labor, slavery, human trafficking and dangerous working conditions among their suppliers, the risks to corporate brands grows by the day, said Chris Johnson, the former general counsel of General Motors North America who heads the ABA business section’s supply-chain initiative.

GreyOrange launches 12,000 parcel-per-hour sortation system

EFT

GreyOrange has customer sites located in USA, South America, Europe and Asia. Robotics and warehouse automation company GreyOrange, has launched its latest modular sortation system, designed for modern distribution and logistics centres serving retail, and courier and express companies. The Flexo™ robotics system Flexo can handle up to 12,000 parcels per hour sorting up to hundreds of destinations; including common post and courier items up to 15 kgs (33 pounds).

Robert Walters 2017 Global Salary Survey Trends

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5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle

Kinaxis

Ford has been around for 100 years and the five main regions of the company (North and South America, Asia, Europe and Middle/Eastern Africa) grew up individually.

All Quiet On The Eastern Front: Freight Rate Update W7

Freightos

Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific. All Quiet On The Eastern Front. Freight Rate Update Wk7. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. By 1983, container ships are carrying 12 million TEUs , with trade routes extending to the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. The History of the Shipping Container.

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Robinson’s TMC Division Enters South American Marketplace. With six feet of it on the ground, it’s hard not to talk about snow around here. Unless you’re talking about ice dams, of course, and how water is dripping into your house, which is what I’m dealing with at the moment.

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How the Supply Chain Can Thrive in the Face of Natural Disasters

Material Handling & Logistics

In the past year alone wildfires have ravaged California, multiple hurricanes have hit South America, and Indonesia has been rocked by a deadly earthquake and tsunami that caused thousands of fatalities.